What a fantastic first day!
Whee! We’re off to a fabulous start here at the Reel Infatuation Blogathon.
Bloggers: If we missed your post this evening, never fear! We’ll include you in tomorrow night’s recap.
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In the meantime, enjoy today’s entries!
CineMaven “jumps the gender fence” with Jennifer Jones’ performance in Love Letters (1945).
Thoughts All Sorts gushes over Christian Slater in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and Mobsters (1991).
Blogferatu argues Carolyn Jones is the best Morticia Addams ever in The Addams Family (1964-66).
Meredy.com gets cookin’ with Joe Devereaux (Robert Wagner)…
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My mom bought this for me last month…
Yes, I shall be reading (and reviewing) it soon.
Just a reminder that I am co-hosting the upcoming Miriam Hopkins Blogathon AND simultaneously launching my new blog!
“How come you get a blogathon and I don’t?” Image: Matthew’s Island of Misfit Toys
The Miriam Hopkins Blogathon starts soon! We, along with our über-chic friend Maedez of A Small Press Life/Font & Frock, will be celebrating All Things Miriam from January 22-25. Click HERE for details.
To those who have signed up: We can’t wait to read your entries.
To those who haven’t signed up: Come on! You know you want to.
We’ll be going – ahem – full throttle, starting January 22.
“If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right.”-Maxwell Anderson (born 15 December 1888)
Old Masters at the Top of Their Game [The New York Times Magazine]
These people are, simply, extraordinary. Their dedication to their work is awe-inspiring.
Circa 1823: A rendering of T.P. Cooke as Frankenstein’s Monster in a stage production of the famous novel
“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”-Ernest Hemingway
“Eulogy is nice but one does not learn anything from it.”-Ellen Terry
“Let them cant about decorum, who have characters to lose!”-Robert Burns
Mickey Rooney Dead at 93 [courtesy Variety]
“Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn’t work out you haven’t wasted a whole day.”-Mickey Rooney
Mabel Normand died on 23 February 1930.